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I've got a 14hp Kohler Command Motor (CV14T) that has a bad backfire, and what seems like white smoke coming from the motor? I thought the carb might be stuck open and did notice it had a small flame come through the carb... any suggestions?
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I've got a 14hp Kohler Command Motor (CV14T) that has a bad backfire, and what seems like white smoke coming from the motor? I thought the carb might be stuck open and did notice it had a small flame come through the carb... any suggestions?
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How does that effect the motor? Would that change the timing of it?
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check valves just pulled valvle cover off a 16 horse kohler that was back firing when trying to start and rocker arm was loose not letting exahust valve open
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